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1066 events

  • Edward the Confessor had no heir when he died.
  • The witan made Harold Godwinson King as he was Edward's brother in law, he was English, Earl of Wessex, good fighter and ruler, Edward had promised him throne on his death bed..
  • Harald Hardraada invaded Yorkshire. This meant Harold had to march up from the south to The Battle Of Stamford Bridge




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